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Nadia Murad

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Nadia Murad Basee Taha (Kurdish: نادیە موراد بەسێ تەھا،, romanized: Nadiye Murad Besê Taha; Arabic: نادية مراد باسي طه; born 10 March 1993) is an Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist who lives in Germany. In 2014, she was kidnapped from her hometown Kocho and held by the Islamic State for three months.Murad is the founder of Nadia's Initiative, an organization dedicated to "helping women and children victimized by genocides, mass atrocities, and human trafficking to heal and rebuild their lives and communities".In 2018, she and Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nadia Murad has received more than 1,856,836 page views. Her biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Nadia Murad is the 415th most popular social activist (down from 406th in 2019).

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  • 85

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  • 9.42

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  • 4.46

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Among social activists, Nadia Murad ranks 415 out of 538Before her are Cesar Chavez, Raisa Aronova, Franca Viola, Giuseppe Impastato, Gabriela Silang, and Leonard Peltier. After her are İbrahim Kaypakkaya, Har Dayal, Lucy Stone, Mumia Abu-Jamal, José Baptista Pinheiro de Azevedo, and Neerja Bhanot.

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Among people born in 1993, Nadia Murad ranks 21Before her are Samuel Umtiti, Harry Kane, Loris Karius, Antonio Rüdiger, Rafinha, and Suga. After her are Harry Maguire, Garbiñe Muguruza, Thorgan Hazard, Park Bo-gum, Yannick Carrasco, and Nabil Fekir.

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